Sunday, December 1, 2019

RIP Shelley Morrison

Veteran 'Will and Grace' actress Shelley Morrison dies at 83

December 1, 2019

Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on “Will and Grace,” has died.

Publicist Lori DeWaal says Morrison died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart failure. She was 83.

Morrison played Rosario Salazar, a maid from El Salvador, in the original run of “Will and Grace” from 1999 to 2006, becoming part of a cast that won a Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble in a comedy series.

Before “Will and Grace,” Morrison was best known for playing Sister Sixto on “The Flying Nun” alongside Sally Field from 1967 to 1970.

She guest-starred on dozens of television series starting in the early 1960s, and appeared in films alongside Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn and Salma Hayek.

MORRISON, Shelley (Rachel Mitrani)
Born: 10/26/1936, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 12/1/2019, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Shelley Morrison’s westerns – actress:
Laredo (TV) – 1965-1967 (Linda Little Trees)
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1966 (Addie Moonercan)
Three Guns for Texas – 1968 (Linda Little Trees)
McKenna’s Gols – 1969 (Pima squaw)
Man and Boy – 1971 (Rosita)

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